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years maybe too long on nexus analysis. mr. benson, from the port, you're here to answer questions . i don't know if you would like to add anything to my comments. i want to make a motion to make that amendment to the actual resolution. the amendments of the guidelines are already in place so i wanted to read that so the public is aware of those changes and modifications. >> president chiu: supervisor cohen, would like to -- >> supervisor cohen: he shook his head, no. >> president chiu: mr. benson said that he is in support of the proposed amendment. supervisor kim has seconded. supervisor wiener wold like to comment. >> supervisor wiener: in terms of this not setting a precedent, can you elaborate on how that occurs. i am curious to know. >> president chiu: mr. benson. >> brad benson with the port of san francisco, the concern was raised by peter cohen, san francisco information clearinghouse involved in the broader citywide discussion about the potential use of ifd in other areas of the city. the policy constructs are different for the port; we are using all of ifd to pay for n
good morning, mr. feral i'm brad benson i'm here representing the port staff. i'm just going to load my presentation here. so we're here to talk about proposed policy for infrastructure 49 districts along the port. this is a policy that the port has been working on trying to develop on the state level and now legally since 2005. and infrastructure financing district are a little bit like redevelopment. under a state law a city and county can form a subdivision to finance like new roads and parks. and the method of financing is exactly how it was in redevelopment law the infrastructure growth can capture new growth for periods up to 45 years. and the difference compared to redevelopment is property taxes are divided into a number of recipients the state gets a property tax dollar and the remaining $0.10 is divided up between the school district and community college district. and under an infrastructure financing district typically the only increment that can be captured is the $0.65. you can't capture the money it goes to schools or to the community college district. so it's
work on that. >> any further questions colleagues? and a mr. benson to be clear the amendments i sir, circulated are they - and we didn't circulate those. >> we can simply approve those mr. rowss recommendations is okay. >> we have talked recommendation one c oh, no, excuse me. - recommendation 1 d about this amending to specify the tax increment or accommodates to the cities and to protect against sea wide it doesn't include the improvements felt city seawall but we're comfortable with their response. >> just to point out the city seawall is intend as part of the xantdz portion but we agree with the portion if it's not needed to fund can't later be used to fund any other improvements. >> we're joined by supervisor kim. >> at that one we'll go to public comment i have two speaker cards. please come forward. anyone else please line up on the side we'll have two minutes >> good afternoon i am a long time port washer member of the central advisory committee and a member of the pier thirty, 32 arena. i support this legislation as i've also been chair of the commission bay c lc fo
strategist steve mcmann and townhall.com's guy benson here with me. mr. kevin brady, welcome. i know you blasted the irs for their fur lows. but i want to just put up -- i don't know if you can see this, probably not. i'm going to read the numbers. we're going to show you that the faa has had a massive -- that's the blue line. they've gone from about $2 billion all the way up to over $5 billion in their operating budget since 2008. they're off the pink but still very high. and at the same time, the faa has gotten this massive increase of $2 billion to over $5 billion. traffic, domestic traffic, has plunged. has plunged from -- let's see. from 11 -- almost 11el million flights down to 9.5 million flights. so more money chasing fewer flights and furloughing workers to make life hard. what's that about? >> these are the priorities of government. and they would be absurd if they weren't just outrageous. they whose -- faa chose to prioritize air safety and passenger service, chose inflict as much political pain as possible on the traveling public. they have the money. as you pointed out. and
in part to thank mr. sarong and his staff, elliott chang and recent departure brian benson for all the work they've done on this as well as the department heads who have been really moving this forward. i also want to take a moment to address supervisor wiener's concerns and to let you know this is absolutely been part of a healthy discussion at the capital planning committee. in fact, this is a topic that i brought up i think in the very first meeting that we had where we talked about what the capital planning process was going to be for this cycle and the fact that we have the transportation and street infrastructure package incorporated in this i think is an indication of the growing understanding appreciation that we are still way behind when it comes to how we invest in our transit and transportation infrastructure. and to that, and i know obviously supervisor wiener knows this, the mayor and i and supervisor wiener and supervisor avalos and others are a part of an effort for the next few months to really take a step back when it comes to our city's transportation system and t
where she had met mr. lincoln. >> from benson, illinois, you are on. >> i think you answered my question. i wanted to know if robert and his mother ever got to be friends again. did he offer to take her to his home? >> what you might call a formal reconciliation. >> i do not think she trusted him. and related to this, from twitter, asking, are there any living relatives? >> there are no living relatives. >> so robert had no children? >> one dies. the last direct descendants died in the 1970's. >> a great question to wrap up the show from facebook. your you are alone with friends, what is your favorite story to tell about mary lincoln?" do you want to go first? a that she and was about had great relationship. they were the same age. they both lost sons. her son was lost in the army in the civil war, and then mary supported the causes that elizabeth supported. >> and what does that tell you about mary lincoln? >> that she is a very sensitive person, that she could empathize. >> and how controversial would that be that she was a friend with an african-american? >> to some extent, even the p
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